Stephen F. Austin State University

Department of Psychology

Psychology Faculty group photo

Department Mission Statement

The Department's purpose concerns introducing students to the various disciplines and applications of Psychology as a science of behavior. We are also committed to promoting the personal development and growth of the individual. Students' academic experiences will provide career preparation in Psychology and other related fields.

Department Chair: Dr. Scott Hutchens
Graduate Program Coordinator: Dr. Sarah Savoy
Undergraduate Program Coordinator: Dr. Lora Jacobi andDr. Steven Estrada

Visit the Faculty page to learn more about each of our faculty members.

Psychology Department News

The Psychology Department and Psi Chi hosted an Undergraduate, Graduate, and Faculty Research Conference in preparation for the annual Southwest Psychological Association Conference. KTRE news aired a story, which can be viewed here

Graduate and undergraduate Psi Chi students will be presenting posters at the East Texas Psi Chi Student Research Conference. The conference is on April 25th at LeTourneau University (Longview, TX).

The Annual Psychology Department Awards Banquet and Psi Chi Induction will be on April 27th at 6:00.